Fashion and technology were once polar opposites. The emergence of wearable technology has brought these previously feuding industries together, and much to everyone’s surprise, they seem to like each other.read more
Scotiabank this week expanded its mobile payment service.
By connecting to EnStream, a mobile payments hub, the Bank added Bell, Telus, Virgin and Koodo subscribers to the base of Rogers subscribers already served with their customer-focused mobile wallet.read more
Most Canadian shoppers are using their smartphones to assist them while shopping and would like businesses to send them location-based offers and rewards, reveals a new report from the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) and LoyaltyOne.read more
There is a lot of technology out there, with new solutions becoming available every day.read more
L-Spark has opened applications for their second incubator session.
The program is seeking enterprise software-as-a-service startups who are looking to raise seed investment.read more
You might be excused for thinking no good will come of a federal election campaign introducing us to hashtags like #peegate and #barbaricculturalpractices.
But even though it’s not yet over, and I have no idea who is going to win, I’m going to make a bold prediction and optimistic prediction.read more
Vancouver's Foodee announced this week entry into three major US markets: Austin, Denver, and Philadelphia.read more
Rossland's Thoughtexchange announced today it has closed a $7 million investment round at a post-investment valuation of over $50 million.
New investors include Marin Investments, Kingswood Capital as well as other notable investors from the Pacific Northwest.read more
Vancouver-based Payfirma has been named “FinTech Company of the Year” at the Canadian FinTech Awards, part of the annual Digital Finance Conference in Toronto.
The award is presented to the Canadian financial technology company that has shown the most entrepreneurial success in the past year. An impression recognition considered OMERS Ventures has identified 100 Next-Gen FinTech companies in Canada.read more
“Give Me Shelter” and the inaugural edition of “Subculture” - Edmonton’s biggest ever-retro dance party - will be held in Edmonton at El Cortez Cantina on November 6, 2015.read more